Previously called Standing Committees, Public Bill Commitees study proposed legislation (Bills) in detail, debating each clause and reporting any amendments to the Commons for further debate.
There are at least 16 MPs on a Committee, and the proportion of parties reflects the House of Commons, so the government always has a majority.
[Phil Wilson in the Chair]
I beg to move amendment 1, in clause 1, page 1, line 16, lea ve out “relevant” and insert “permitted”. Amendments 1 to 3 replace references...
Amendment made: 6, in clause 2, page 2, line 36, at end insert— “( ) In section 52 (orders and regulations), in subsection (3) (statutory instruments to...
Committee membership and attendance (out of 1)
[ Committee memberships can change partway through ]